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the world's oil passes through. >>> meanwhile, president obama prepares to speak. coming up, what the president is saying about efforts to keep iran from getting a nuclear weapon. >>> time is now 7:06. computer experts reportedly have found a way to get a free ride. an analyst discovered he could use his lap top computer to read the data on muni's paper limited use cards and then reset them. then, he created an app that would allow his smart phone to do the same thing. now, he says he is not releasing that app to the public. instead, he notified muni to the problem and reportedly they are going to fix it. >>> coming up at 7:07, i want to check in with value on what is happening on i -- sa l on what's happening on i-4. >> reporter: looking a lot more normal today. traffic is moving along pretty well as you drive out to the willow pass grade. also, this morning's commute is not all that bad. that have traffic moves pretty well. there is a slow down but it is only about 15 to 20 minutes which is very typical. we have had some slow traffic this morning. i think we do have the maps the
minutes, president obama will comment on the attacks that killed the four americans in libya. as i mentioned, chris stevens, a bay area native, is among the dead. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live from uc berkeley and has been talking to a former colleague of stevens. alex, what did he have to say? >> reporter: well, the former colleague said one of the best and brightest at the state department. he grew up here in northern california. went to college here at uc berkeley. he also got his law degree from uc hastings law in san francisco. according to the white house, all were killed in the attack on the us consulate in bengmazi. it was an angry group shooting employees and setting the group on fire. this group was angry about a viral video made by a man from southern california and that group thinks that video mocs their muhammed prophet. chris stevens had been working as a diplomat to libya since 2007 and this morning, i talked to one of his former colleagues at the state department. >> chris went to libya when things were far more unsettled than they are now before gadhafi -- befo
, biden talked about social security, medicare, and president obama's plan to end the war in afghanistan. >>> early voting is under way in virginia. the state allows certain voters to begin casting ballots as early as 45 days ahead of an election. volunteers from both the obama and romney camps have been canvassing neighborhoods hoping to attract those early voters. >>> in his weekly internet address, president obama blasted republicans in congress for blasting a vote to help homeowners refinance their mortgages. >> but republicans in congress work to keep it from even getting to a vote. and here we are seven months later still waiting on congress to act. >> mr. obama says the plan would save many homeowners on average $3,000 a year on their mortgages. >>> governor jerry brown today said he had vetoed a bill that would have banned disrupting cell phone service without a court order. the bill was authored in the wake of a decision by b.a.r.t. last year to cut cell phone service in an effort to disrupt a planned protest. brown says that the bill could quote divert attention away from a tru
.c. to be there when his body is returned. >>> president obama has ordered warships to head to the lib bea yun coast to protect american interests as the controversial film made by a southern california man -- libyan coast to protect american interests as the controversial film made by a southern california man is creating issues, and in baghdad, demonstrators burned the u.s. flag and called the video an insult to the prophet muhammad. [chanting] >> and in yemen, friday testers scaled the -- protesters scaled the walls of the u.s. embassy today. it's unclear if the personnel had been -- american personnel had been rejected. >> to me, to us personally, this video is discussing and reprehensible. it appears to have a deeply sin new kell purpose to denigrate -- cynical purpose to denigrate a great religion and promote rage. but as i said yesterday, there's no justification, none at all. for responding to this video with violence. >> reporter: secretary crin ton says the white house is taking steps to stop the latest protest in yemen from becoming a deadly threat to americans there. the afghan governmen
obama is calling him a courageous representative of the united states. secretary of state hillary clinton say there is is profound sadness over his death. alison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> protestors climbed the embassy walls, they ripped down the american flag, and replaced it with an islamic banner. the embassy staff had already been evacuated ahead of that protest. >>> dramatic rescue at an overnight apartment fire in alameda. it started at about 1:00 this morning. the two story four unit building on pacific avenue you can see on fire. firefighters still at the scene this morning to make sure there are no flairups. when crews first arrived they saw the flames shooting from the roof of that apartment building and it took firefighters just about a half an hour to bring that fire under control but one firefighter had to race into the building to rescue a person in a wheelchair. >> captain was carrying that person out of the building and as we went in, there was additional people coming out and telling us that additional people might be trapped. >> no one was injured in
. this is what president obama told a spanish-speaking news station about the roo lag ship and the, dash and egypt. he says "i don't think we would consider the current egyptian government an ally but we don't consider them an enemy." the president went on to say the new government is a energy issue. >>> u.s. navy worships are on the move. two navy destroyers are off the coast of libya because of a precautionary plesh measure. all of this toms -- precautionary -- all of this comes -- because of a precautionary measure. officials want to know if that attack was coordinated to mark the september 11th anniversary. there are fueling reports that the film made are making them angry. >>> well, the attacks on the u.s. embassies and the consulate in libya could have a big effect on the elections. and mitt romney is being criticized for remarks he made shortly after the protest started the the -- protest started at the embassy. coming up for you at 7:15, what mitt romney is how saying about the attacks and how president obama is eroo -- is responding. >>> a public memorial service will be held th
. protestors burned images of president obama and stomped on the american flag. no one was seriously hurt but the protest did cause gridlock in the city of roughly 4.5 million people. the demonstration was organized by the islamic movement of nigeria, a pro iranian group. >>> the big raider game in oakland, big giants game in san francisco. rosemary, how will the weather be? >> a fine day. numbers not as warm as we saw yesterday. but still looking good and this morning a mix of clouds out there bringing on a beautiful sunrise. sun rose just before 7:00 a.m. and will set right about 7:04. give ewing view there. filtered sunshine in the forecast for today. i will show you what's behind the high clouds coming up in a moment. you can see over the north bay we have mostly cloudy skies with mid-and high level clouds. we've got fog banked up right along the coast line. the marine layer about 1,000 feet. shallow and not really moving inland. that's with a we have in areas near pacifica and half moon bay this morning. visibility down in some cases. you can see the high clouds all the way down to a
. >>> we have still developing news from overseas. president obama has confirmed the deaths of four americans in libya including the u.s. ambassador chris stevens. here's his picture. he is a bay area native. he was killed while trying to escape a violent protest. alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau. alison. >> reporter: dave, president obama calls chris stevens a courageous and exemplary representative of the united states. as you mentioned he grew up in the bay area and graduated from uc berkeley. steven and three others were killed in a rocket attack on the american consulate. their deaths came as protestors angry about an online film that is offensive to islam attacked u.s. compounds in libya and egypt. pictures from the scene are on cnn this morning and one analyst says he believes the killings are part of a plot against the u.s.. >> they not only attack the embassy but they have someone laying in wait to attack the ambassadors car. it's more than just a crowd going after attacking about a film. >> reporter: of course there are a lot of unanswered questions this
to ktvu.com and click on web links. >>>in 2012 election news, neither president obama or republican nominee mitt romney are campaigning today but their running mates are taking to the stage. vice president joe biden will rally in florida around 9:00 this morning. meanwhile, republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is in new hampshire. this is not a live picture, but him at the event from this morning. despite the small size, new hampshire has become a key battle ground state. ryan was there just last week. the latest polls show the president ahead of mitt romney in nine battle ground states. mr. obama's biggest leads are in ohio, new hampshire, and iowa. of course, this could change in the weeks to come. the tightest races at this point are nevada and north carolina. the national average of those polled has president obama with a 49.5%, the potential vote 44% for romney. >>>in this weekend's presidential address president obama is calling on congress to help homeowners. >> last week mortgage rates were at historic lows. but instead of helping more and more hard working famil
in afghanistan. >>> new this morning, president obama says those responsible for the deaths of four americans at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya will be captured and says that attacks on american citizens will not be tolerated. >> as we mourn their loss, we must also send a clear and resolute message to the world. those who attack our people will find no escape from justice. we will not waiver in their pursuit. we will never allow anyone to shaict resolve of the united states of america. >> the president made those comments this morning in his weekly address. the president's staff says the events in libya will not affect his travel schedule. the president is scheduled to make stops, campaign stops, in ohio, new york, and florida this week. >>> well, republican presidential challenger mitt romney is also expected to continue with his campaign schedule this week. romney is slated to make stops in colorado, california, texas, and florida. at an event in ohio, romney condemned the antiislam film that has prompted protest around the world, but said a lack of leadership from the president is
with africa. his last previous incident was in afghanistan. >>> at an appearance in las vegas, president obama said the united states will be relentless in tracking down the militants responsible for the attack on the consulate. he is vowing that they will be brought to justice. ken wayne is here now with one working theory about the motive, and how the u.s. is responding. >> two navy destroyers have been deployed to the coast of libya. it arrived today. amend the uss mcfall, coming from the strait of gibralter. the missiles travel about 550 miles per hour, and are equipped with gps for pinpoint accuracy. it is just one of the moves the united states has made in response to the killings of benghazi. >> reporter: earlier, he vowed those responsible will be found. >> we will not waiver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act. and make no mistake, justice will be done. >> how could this be done in a country we helped liberate, in a city we helped save from destruction? this question reflects just how complicated and at times, how confounding the world can be. >> we are
are remarks about president obama today. but kept up other criticism. each man tried to portray himself as the right leader for difficult timeless. >> as we watch the world today, sometimes it seems that we're at the mercy of events instead of shaping events. and a strong america is important to shape events. >> i want people around the world to hear me to all those who would do it harm, no act of terror will go unpunished. >> the president and mitt romney are scheduled to debate foreign policy on october 22nd. two weeks before the election. >>> and the new cnn poll asked register voters if they are better off now than four years ago. 44% said they are worse off and 37% said their financial situation is better now. a majority of those surveyed believe next year will be better. as for responsibility, 57% blame the policies of former president bush. and 35% blame president obama. >>> new details tonight on the death of elderly twin sisters who were found inside their home in south lake tahoe back in february. the el dorado sheriff's department released the time line of the deaths of 73-ye
week in benghazi, libya. president obama, vice president biden and secretary clinton were all taking part in that event as the remains of the four americans returned to american. this a is a short time ago as the four draped caskets were carried by a plane, by a military honor guard. the americans were ambushed on tuesday by assailants with rocket-propelled grenades. one of the them was chris stevens from pedemont high, graduate of 1978. graduated from hastings law in san francisco. >> i want to thank his parents and siblings who are here today for sharing chris with us and with our country. what a wonderful gift you gave us. >> they didn't simply embrace the american idol. they lived it. they embodied it. the courage, the hope and yes, the idealism. that fundamental american belief that we can leave this world a little better than before. secretary clinton attendance at the ceremony was personal for her because she said she sent ambassador stevens to libya knowing she sent him on a risky assignment. [chanting] >> demonstrations are taking place in nearly a dozen countries in the mid
pulled apart. >> polls show obama has a big lead among latino voters. democrats say that romney video is destroying his campaign. >> we have a long line of people running from romney as if the olympics are still on. >> romney is going to dial back on the number of private fundraisers that he participants in. instead he's going to increase his public appearances. reporting live from washington dc, allison burns. >> thank you. tomorrow mitt romney will be here in the bay area for a private fundraiser. it's a $50,000 per person e event. -- event. guests who give a gift of $100,000 will get election night invitations. >>> according to the gay rights group, the civil rights agenda, chick-fil-a has pledged to stop giving money to anti-gay groups. it's promising to treat everyone equally regarding of sexual orientation. chick-fil-a's president came under fire after speaking out against gay marriage. the company has yet to confirm the latest reports. >>> there's new information now about the or begin of facebook and its foundeder mark zuckerberg. a former harvard classmate, aaron green span h
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